Position Summary:\r\rThe Grants Manager is responsible for leading the identification, cultivation,\rsolicitation, and stewardship of existing and potential grant opportunities as\rwell as work in partnership with other Foundation team members on individual, Foundation,\rand corporate donor proposals and reports. The Manager will foster a thorough\runderstanding among individuals, families and care providers regarding the role\rof philanthropy in sustaining and enhancing hospital services and\rprograms. This individual works in close collaboration with the Foundation\rstaff, hospital leads, and key outside contacts to direct the preparation of complex and varied grants, and develops\rand implements systems and procedures to ensure successful grant-seeking\refforts. The Manager will foster positive and mutually\rrewarding relations between the hospital and donors, prospects and community\rleaders to achieve long-term support. \r\r\r\rEssential Functions:\r\r\r \r Develop and\r write competitive grant proposals, budgets and reports to private, public\r and corporate foundations in support of various hospital funding needs.\r \r \r Assist in analyzing grant opportunities, writing\r competitive proposals, preparing and assembling grant proposals/contracts\r in compliance with proposal and federal guidelines. \r \r \r Develop, implement, and manage annual\r grants plan, including strategic grants planning, timeline, grant\r calendar, and revenue projections.\r \r \r Participate\r in prospect strategy meetings, preparing tracking reports for team\r meetings and providing overall proposal and stewardship support to major\r gift officers. Create and maintain\r standard proposal templates available for others to use in soliciting\r gifts. \r \r \r Oversee and\r write stewardship reports for donor-funded patient assistance, research\r and hospital programs. \r \r \r Collaborate\r with Hospital Directors and Staff in order to understand and write\r proposals and reports that demonstrate the impact of grants and\r donations. \r \r \r Actively\r seek and qualify new sources of private and corporate foundation\r support. \r \r \r \r \r \r \r \r \r
\r Licensure/Certification/Registrations: Active and insurable Colorado State\r Driver’s license.\r Education:\r Bachelor’s degree in relevant field\r required. \r Experience:\r Minimum\r of 3-5 years of development experience in grant writing and grants\r management required. Experience\r maintaining information in databases and/or spreadsheets, preferably\r Raiser’s Edge. Prior experience working in a fundraising office preferred.\r Skills\r & Abilities: Excellent communication skills including\r ability to compose well-written letters, write grants, prepare basic\r promotional materials, and write compelling case statements to prospective\r donors. Strong listening and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively and\r successfully as a member of a team as well as independently. Skills in analyzing and interpreting\r financials and budgets as well as health and demographic data. Ability to organize, prioritize and meet\r deadlines, while effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.\r Must be able to successfully and effectively communicate with a variety of\r personnel. Possess good analytical\r and problem-solving skills, must be detail oriented with excellent\r follow-through. The ability to relate to persons of all ages and diverse\r backgrounds, skills and abilities. Ability to deal with diverse and\r confidential information with discretion and good judgment. Ability to present self in a\r personable, professional and energetic manner. Must have high level of accuracy,\r proofreading skills. Raiser’s Edge\r knowledge strongly preferred. \r Ability to display a passion for the mission of Craig Hospital. Ability to periodically travel to and\r attend off-site meetings. Strong\r computer skills including Internet research/ navigation and Microsoft\r Office.\r
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Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado is world renowned as a premier center for specialty rehabilitation and research for people with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.